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Case series summary: Chronic diarrhea is a common and recurring problem in feline medicine. Intestinal trichomonads have been reported as causative agents of diarrhea in cats. While Pentatrichomonas hominis is considered commensal, Tritrichomonas foetus has been found to cause feline large bowel ...

Author(s)
Bastos, B. F.; Brener, B.; Figueiredo, M. A. de; Leles, D.; Mendes-de-Almeida, F.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2018, 4, 1, pp 2055116918774959
Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of enteropathogens in cats with and without diarrhea in four different models for managing unowned cats: short-term animal shelter, long-term sanctuary, home-based foster care, and trap-neuter-return. Fecal samples from 482 cats,...

Author(s)
Andersen, L. A.; Levy, J. K.; McManus, C. M.; McGorray, S. P.; Leutenegger, C. M.; Piccione, J.; Blackwelder, L. K.; Tucker, S. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2018, 236, pp 49-55
AbstractFull Text

Tritrichomonas blagburni (previously called T. foetus) has been implicated as an aetiological agent of long-term large-bowel diarrhoea in cats in many countries worldwide. The aim of this study was to determine the presence of, and risk factors for T. blagburni among a cohort of cats living in...

Author(s)
Ceplecha, V.; Svobodova, V.; Lendon, C.; Husnik, R.; Horackova, K.; Svoboda, M.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 2017, 62, 5, pp 269-273
Abstract

Tritrichomonas foetus is a protozoan parasite that has been recently identified as a causative agent of chronic diarrhea in domestic cats. Transmission of infection occurs by the fecal-oral route through direct contact among animals. Consequently, feline trichomonosis (FT) is more likely to be...

Author(s)
Arranz-Solís, D.; Pedraza-Díaz, S.; Miró, G.; Rojo-Montejo, S.; Hernández, L.; Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Collantes-Fernández, E.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 221, pp 118-122
AbstractFull Text

Tritrichomonas foetus is a parasite that has been definitively identified as an agent of trichomonosis, a disease characterized by chronic diarrhea. T. foetus colonizes portions of the feline large intestine, and manifests as chronic and recurrent diarrhea with mucus and fresh blood, which is often ...

Author(s)
Bastos, B. F.; Almeida, F. M. de; Brener, B.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 28, 1, pp 1-11
Abstract

Tritrichomonas foetus (T. foetus) is a flagellated protozoan parasite that is recognized as a significant cause of diarrhea in domestic cats with a prevalence rate as high as 30%. No drugs have been shown to consistently eliminate T. foetus infection in all cats. Cysteine proteases (CPs) have been...

Author(s)
Gould, E. N.; Giannone, R.; Kania, S. A.; Tolbert, M. K.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2017, 244, pp 114-122
Abstract

Tritrichomonas foetus (T. foetus) is a flagellated protozoa that infects the distal ileum and proximal colon of domestic cats, as well as the urogenital tract of cattle. Feline trichomonosis is recognized as a prevalent cause of chronic diarrhea in cats worldwide. The suspected route of...

Author(s)
Gould, E. N.; Corbeil, L. B.; Kania, S. A.; Tolbert, M. K.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2017, 244, pp 144-153
Abstract

Over the past few years, the protozoan parasite Tritrichomonas foetus (T. foetus) has emerged as a new and important cause of feline diarrhea in the international veterinary community. In a recent study, the presence of T. foetus was confirmed for the first time in cats in Greece. The protozoan ...

Author(s)
Xenoulis, P. G.
Publisher
Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, Athens, Greece
Citation
Deltion tes Ellenikes Kteniatrikes Etaireias = Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, 2011, 62, 2, pp 132-140
Abstract

A 1-year-old, female Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) presented signs of weight loss and dark brown-colored diarrhea. On fecal examination, numerous intact and broken red blood cells were found, but both parasites and inflammatory signs were absent. No significant findings were seen in serum...

Author(s)
Rhim HaeRin; Han JaeIk
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2018, 35, 5, pp 240-242
Abstract

Tritrichomonas foetus is a flagellate protist which commonly causes a waxing and waning large bowel diarrhoea in young cats. We report severe T. foetus infection of the colon, cecum and ileum with concurrent feline enteric coronavirus (FCoV) and feline panleukopenia virus (FPV) in a 3-month-old...

Author(s)
Setyo, L.; Donahoe, S. L.; Šlapeta, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 267, pp 17-20

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